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moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> san francisco police say a man has now died after he and a wouldn't have been bounded and gagged in the middle of the street. what has witnesses been saying, good morning, allie? >> reporter: one question is where did this crime occur, did it occur where the couple was found or were they assaulted and dropped there? a resident called saying a man and woman lying in the street, they have been bound and gagged together. both victims had suffered and again we know this couple was found and that's part of my investigation so we are reaching out to the nation to find out about what happen. >>> now when police arrive both were taber end for the early morning to be stabilized and hopefully investigators can talk to her and get more information for this investigation. live in san francisco, allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> the search could continue for an elderly missing man. he had been working to restore his tore rick boat which is docked on the island and police became concerned because his truck and other personal items were st
. >> reporter: tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> he was accused of killing and abducting sierra lemar. the judge made appoint to bring two cases together. antolin garcia-torres is now going to enter a plea in the sierra lemar case and three attempted kidnappings in the morgan hill safe way parking lot where he worked. prosecutors are seeking the death penalty in the sierra lemar case. >>> they saved two men when they hit power lines in san leandro this morning. 3:15 they were delivering prisoner uniforms to the sweeney camp facility on fairmont drive when they hit the low hanging line and the truck burst into flames. the driver who also happened to be a volunteer firefighter knew exactly what to do to avoid electrocution. >> most people would have stepped out and probably would have gotten electrocuted. >> reporter: they also poured foam on two large tanks. they had to wait until they could actually touch the truck. >>> there are still questions involving a couple found bound and gag on a residential street. life in the area where a horrible discovery was made last night. good m
an update from the public work's department. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> police in oakland have confirmed the shooting depth of two -- death of two teenage girls. the suspects have not been identified but are said to be three men and a boy. they were gunned down november 25th near brook dale park. no motive has been mentioned. >>> today they are talking about a small group of pro test -- protesters. they say because of zoning laws they never should have been given a permit to open this month. >> a gym takes four years to get approved and lots of neighborhood comments, there was none here. >> they will determine whether or not the 711 can stay -- seven 11 whether or not they can stay open since it has been deemed technically residential. >>> it's right near there and they determined the building is unsafe and needs to be demolished but it was once home to the country's largest swimming pool. >> very interesting. >> 4:36 no rain to talk about, cold out there but let's toss to traffic. good morning sal. >>> we are off to a good start and the rest of the roads, let's
the speculation could be determined, i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> a former oakland appliance shop was hit again. it happened on international boulevard. back in august that same place cause fire when it was packed with appliances and the investigation continues. >>> san jose police department are now clarifying the weekend stabbing of a 14-year-old boy for a weekend celebration. it happened at the celebration downtown and they told the paper police may not investigate the stabbing and it was just one more added to the pile but the police spokesperson now says he meant gang detectives would not be called in on their day off. he adds all cases are investigated despite heavy workloads. >>> they are using special equipment for a missing elderly man who vanished saturday. he was last seen working on his tugboat. he may possibly have fall end overboard. they will be joining the coast guard in a new search. >>> they subpoenaed the accounts of two suspected riders. the d.a. wants to see two demonstrators tweet along with photos mentioned and tweets from other twitter uses w
will range until friday and do that and if you have pictures to share send them there. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >> a 10 million dollar public relations contract for the new eastern span of the bay bridge has been cancelled. according to the sacramento bee cal trans signed a contract with the pr frm in august, that included the production of a book and that. it has canceled it saying it is not a wise use of resources. >>> a woman is dead after a crash on the san mateo bridge. it happened on 3:30 on the far right lane of westbound highway 92. they say and suv plowed into a small sedan driving slowly because of a flat tire. the driver of the sedan had minor injuries but the passenger in the back seat was declared dead at the scene. >>> the london coroner releases new details about the death of a nurse who committed suicide after falling for a prank regarding the dutchess of cambridge. >>> plus it is cold outside. your weekend forecast is always in view. meteorologist steve paulson is here with what you can expect. >>> software company founder john mcafee is back on u.s. soil. what
the newsroom, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you, tara. >>> the city of san jose reportedly has a shortage of people to work at its water treatment plant. the water pollution plant provides wastewater treatment for more than a million residents in san jose, and other cities. according to a report released today, one-quarter of the plant's positions are available. the report says there's fierce competition statewide for technic nickly trained workers. >>> the mars rover, it's reported said there's compounds but it's too early to know if it's evidence from life. >> we just simply don't know if they are indigenous to mars or not. it will take us some time to work through that. i know there's a lot of interest in that and -- but the point is, is that "curiosity's" middle name is patience. we all have to have a healthy dose of that. >> there had been rumors in the past few weeks that nasa was going to take an historic announcement about what "curiosity" found on cars. nasa scientists now say that was a misunderstanding. >>> good afternoon to you. we have a dry fairly nice day underwa
in 1986 -- girl who died in 1986. mia said they were happy to produce green power. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news >>> it's hard to find the find today. a new storm moving in. a new round of rain coming our way. scattered showers already reported over the northern edge of the north bay. giving you a live look now at mostly gray skies for most of us at this hour. the rain again continuing to spread south throughout the course of the afternoon and by tomorrow morning, most of us will be wet. getting in a little bit closer, you can see plenty of rain over the northern sections of california. but we have to get in pretty close to see some rain in our neck of the road. a little bit of light rain possibly falling over guerneville and winds ooh, highway 12, east of highway 101. i move on over to areas near vacaville and fairfield, perhaps i-80 getting a few sprinkles at this time. around the air base parkway and vacaville area. so we will continue to see these scattered showers off and on, off and on and then a steady rain coming by tomorrow morning. right now, the winds are light. this st
, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> san francisco health officials are learning thesh -- are alerting the public about an outbreak of meningitis in new york city. a dozen cases have been confirmed in gay men over the past year. three in the past six weeks. no cases have been reported in san francisco. experts recommend men who are at risk of becoming infected to be vaccinated against the disease. >>> there's new information this noontime about a homicide in pleasant hill. detectives from the contra costa sheriff's department have arrested 38-year-old james riley. they say he and the victim, 47- year-old jerald nagle, were fighting at a homeless encampment before nagle was killed. his body was found around 9:00 p.m. at the offramp of 680 and concord avenue. an autopsy is set for later today. reilly is being held on $1 million bail. >>> and an update on a story we've been following since yesterday morning. berkeley police have identified a woman killed tuesday night while riding her bike. 50-year-old pamela mullin was shot next to longfellow middle school on sacramento s
throughout the day and as we learn more from this story we will of course bring it to you. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> somebody broke in and ran off with jewelry. coming up, two major road blocks are keeping investigators from cracking this case. >>> around 8:40 police responded to a shooting south of the coliseum when officers arrived they found a man dead. police have not revealed an identity but called for a translator saying the victim was asian. they shot a woman in the 900 block of west oakland and she is listed in stable condition and in north oakland a man was shot and there are no arrests in any of these cases. >>> san jose faces the highest murder rate in 20 years. at 3:00 a.m. billion called after getting is are of a car crash. they found a teen lying in the street. it appears the victim was stabbed. an autopsy will be performed to determine the exact cause of death. >> there is a lost weird angels. >> the victim is between 15 and 16 years old and no arrests have been made. >>> they responded to a condominium overnight at about 10:30 last night. they only damage
. live in san francisco i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >> and we'll have more coverage of the sandy hook school shooting throughout the morning coming up at 4:42 we are learning more information about the gunman and why the massacre could have been worse. plus the debate over gun control. what senator dianne feinstein plans to do to get a former law on the books. >>> in overnight news in san francisco a man was rescued after getting stuck in a chimney. it happened at about 11:30 last night at the heights apartment on clay street. >> i'm not sure exactly how he entered into the fireplace this time. we'll find out that a little farther upon more investigation. >> the man was rushed to the hospital. police have not released information on his condition. >>> right now downed power lines are blocking part of a major highway in the north bay. crews say the silverado trail will be closed until around 7 cc this morning. overnight accident shut down all lanes in both directions. expect delays if you plan to drive in the area. >>> we are still waiting to learn the identity of a m
. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> firefighters are still on the scene of a house fire when the fire was reported on sanchez and 27th street. the flames damaged a garage but managed to keep it from spreading any further. the home is under construction right now and nobody is living there. we will have a live report coming up in about 30 minutes. >>> well you may have heard a loud explosion and they found some chemicals. they had been on the house for years and were too dangerous to move. the home was boarded up and the bomb squad was there and they found nobody was hurt. >>> they were trying to find out who shot at a marine recruiter. it happened in the southbound lanes of stevens creek boulevard. the recruiter was driving an unmarked government car at the time. the vehicle was hit several times but the recruiter was not hurt. >> it went across his lap so he was a really lucky guy. >> they do not believe the marine was targeted because he was wearing a jacket over his uniform and right now there are no suspects. >>> it was aimed at reducing gun violence in the city's bay vie
. live in downtown san francisco, i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> we -- ktvu channel 2 news. >>> we just got new video from the past 30 minutes as you can see, it is busy but not jam packed and a lot of people are taking care of their last minute shopping. bay area nurses are spending this christmas eve walking the picket lines. [ music ] >> close to 5,000 nurses at 9 bay area sutter hospitals are holding a one day strike. they are striking over staffing levels, health benefits and sick days. negotiations broke off with the hospital in july. >> we are working on the old contract as it's right now, but we feel that they should at least come back and negotiate with us. >> the hospitals say they have rehired replacement nurses to strike. >>> four firefighters responded to a house fire this christmas eve morning. two were shot and killed and two others were wounded. it appears it was a trap. the gunman fired at the firefighters when they arrived at the burning house in webster which near rochester. it kept firefighters were battling the fire and the gunman was later found
, is affecting parents and kids all over the country, including right here in the bay area. ktvu's tara moriarty is live in san francisco with more on how students will honor the victims in newtown -- newtown, today. >> reporter: well, they plan to stand in solidarity with the students by wearing their school colors. behind me here, you can see there is a fence up around this school. that, of course, is gonna be the topic of discussion among a lot of school administrators. many schools have fences designed to keep intruders out. but if they get in, it's questionable how far they can get. california's superintendent expects more discussions about this. he's alerted all 1100 public school districts to reskew safety plans -- review safety plans. >> you minimize the risk as best you can. we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents say sandy hook elementary had a locked door through the school but a gunman shot his way through it. state legislators say this is vulnerable. >> it's not gonna stop somebody if that's t
to 25 years to life today. ktvu's tara moriarty reports on the courtroom behavior the judge sited before he handed down giselle esteban's fate. >> justice has been served. >> reporter: cameras were not allowed in but we caught up with michelle le's brother and cousin after giselle esteban's sentencing. >> i want everyone to know how beautiful michelle was and how much she impacted our family. >> the judge never seen such pre-meditation in a murder case that was based on circumstantial evidence. giselle esteban never showed a hint of remorse. >> we always felt she felt no remorse. a blank stair and so it was good he pointed that out. >> reporter: jurors deliberated for 4-1/2 days in october. giselle esteban killed michelle le in may 2011 in the belief that michelle le was having a relationship with the father of giselle esteban's daughter. >> she revealed her own ugly mess and revealed michelle's beauty. >> reporter: giselle esteban waited for michelle le in a hospital parking lot before attacking her while she walked to her car. >> maybe she will never feel remorse. >> reporter: giselle
hitting some power lines. tara moriarty is first on the scene at 4:30. tara, we understand the driver is actually a hero, a volunteer firefighter? >> yes, it was his quick thinking, he knew he had to jump out and away from the truck to avoid being electrocuted. one thing we want to mention firefighters had a huge challenge. head to wait for pg&e crews to arrive because of the live wires. you can see the big risk behind me and they waited more than an hour for pg&e so that is how long the fire burned. we could feel the heat just yards away when we arrived at 4:15 this morning and just hours before that two men were trapped inside when it snagged a power line. the pair were delivering laundry to the juvenile detention center off fairmont drive. he takes this route many times but for some reason he hit a wire. he happened to be a volunteer firefighter and he knew they had to jump away from the truck in order to avoid being elect cuted. they had -- electrocuted. they had to spray 100,000 pounds of fire retard can't. >> yes, it was a pretty good show on top of the hill like this. after he
and they knew exactly what to do in this situation. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time now 5:02 san francisco police has confirmed the man has died after the police found a man and woman inside. >> well the couple was found on the in -- inbound where they spotted a man and woman bound and gagged in the middle of the street. they had some tram in, they -- the man was semiconscious and the woman was semiconscious, they were stabbed and beaten and the question is, where exactly did the crime happen. >> part of the investigation is to find out -- or did they find out they were dumped here. >> reporter: they are also looking for surveillance video if they happen to have them pointed out. earlier this morning, the man was taken to the hospital and died. the woman is still in the hospital and the next step investigators are waiting for her to be stabilized so that hopefully they can talk to her about what happened. allie rasmus ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> east pay losing streak. he was charged with the murder in a parking garage. giselle esteban thought her ex- boyfriend was ha
on an estimate for damages. tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 morning news. >> police want to know if two recent pipe bomb incidents are related. 600 students were led away from pleasant hill elementary after a pipe bomb was found on campus yesterday. luckily nobody was hurt and investigators will be checking video from security cameras and checking fingerprints from the bomb itself hoping it will lead to an arrest. >> it would have created some damage at the school, absolutely. >> they want to know if it is connected to fry date night's incidents. police found the blazer and another teen with an unexploded pipe bomb and two teens were arrested for that. >>> they were finished on a broken water-main and news chopper 2 was flying over the scene at widgets lane. the crews did fix that water- main with burst yesterday afternoon and we are told know homes had ban affected but they lost water service. we check thed with contra costa and they are telling us service has been restored. >>> happening right now, thousands of protesters are launching and controversy bill that will weaken labor unions now the bi
up saving lives. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> in overnight news, cars slammed as the driver sped away and this all happened on 5th and embark der relieving this watery mess behind. >>> well they will close in the next few weeks. they are expected to shut down next month now the county board of supervisors voted under a mousily to close those -- unanimously to close those fire stations and they would have raised money to keep those fire stations open. >>> john mcafee could soon come to the united states. john mcafee's detention is ruled illegal and he should be released as early as today. he entered the count trip illegally to avoid police in pay lease. he said he wishes to quote live in peace. >>> they successfully launched it into orbit. coming up how the un plans to respond to this controversial rocket launch. >>> any signs we have had overnight, is it affecting the commute? >> well, people are driving more slowly and backups will start sooner than normal and we already have a backup at the bay bridge toll plaza and usually it starts later than this but i am
and however we are told the victim who was here was indeed a young mother. i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> time now 6:02 overnight in san francisco, a bicyclist was seriously hurt after being hit by a between a street traffic. his injuries are considered not life-threatening. >>> her body was found where san fernando crosses over the quat -- good loop -- yacht loop river. >> reporter: somebody passing by here looked under the bridge and spot add woman down on the ground here among the dirt and trees. police received several 911 calls that a woman was spotted. there are no obvious signs of trauma and they will continue to trees this case. police know transients are known to frequent the area and the coroner said the woman appears to have been homeless but they don't know for sure. they say she was wearing a black checkered shirt and they are having a problem locating her. >>> students were finally allowed to leave their dorms and classrooms and they had been inside while police searched for two men believed to be on campus. the suspects by the way were not found. the polic
traffic is doing fine as you head into san at&t this morning. i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> police in san leandro are searching for the thief who stole a truck and smashed it into a fence. the truck was stolen on marina boulevard at 8:15 last night. a gps system inside the truck, it was found crashed into a fence on fair way drive but nobody was inside. >>> happening right now, big surges are about to hit area beaches. brian flores is where it could trigger some tides. >> reporter: that's right, this place is notorious for flooding for high tides. go ahead and take a look around. the ground i am stepping on is still muddy and there are pockets of standing water and there are signs telling people high tide flooding is expected today. in terms of this, we actually had one in november and there is another one expected in january and then in been. but the later part of this morning some time around 7:00. >>> around 745 here it will be expected. >> and we saw it along where it covered a large portion of the beach or. ocean beach, we are looking at half-moon bay and also
in concord, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> right now, one lane of contra costa is closed because of a potential sinkhole. crews knocked down morgan because a culvert is failed and a potential sinkhole was found. people will be able to access their homes. >>> they are accused of breaking into a house and stealing rifle. police say the boys broke into the house on irene drive yesterday and were seen running with a rifle case. both were captured and arrested after a foot chase. the when they questioned them they said they would use the rifle on police if they came too close. the 14-year-old is in juvenile hall and the 12-year-old was returned to his parents. >>> temple sports is due to open on university avenue near blossom hill road. it will serve hunting fishing target sports and law enforcement communities but at a town hall meeting people are upset the issue was never presented to the public. the stores would not be a affected unless the stores expand or move. >>> the newtown post office has received more than 100 calls from people wanting to send cards and care packages
story from oakland. a grandmother was shot and killed by a stray bullet. ktvu's tara moriarty is in oakland right now with the latest on who she was and how this happened. tara? >> reporter: well, the woman was simply walking to the store, the way she's probably done countless times before. but last night she didn't make it. and now police at headquarters are trying to figure out exactly who is responsible. this violence erupted around 7:00 last night on the 9100 block of international boulevard, when gunfire erupted across the street from the victim. she was a 49-year-old grandmother walking with a relative when she was struck and killed. police did not identify a woman. but a long time friend said she was ramona foreman who cared for her mother. now, police have made no arrests. they are still trying to figure out what instigated the gunfire that left at least ten shellcationss on the sidewalk -- shell casings on the sidewalk and then after that, more gunfire. one person was injured and drove himself to the hospital. he was transferred to highland hospital. his condition is
into a concord video game store. ktvu's tara moriarty is at the scene to tell us what the driver was after and if the store will be open today. >> reporter: no, the store will not be opened today. it's boarded up. the manager just put a sign on the board. can see there were dvds strewn all over the floor. shattered glass after someone drove through the door deliberately. the police say the thief smashed through the front door, metal framing, in order to steal items from a display case. it happened just before 4:00 this morning at the clayton county center. an alarm triggered the call to police. when officers arrived, it was a very dramatic-looking scene with a silver honda sitting in the store with the driver nowhere to be seen. police say the car is registered out of redwood city. they believe it was stolen. we're not sure if there was more than one thief and if they ran off and drove away. we spoke to the store manager. she's not allowed to appear on camera per her employer. she was pretty shocked. she's been here for the past three years. she said she spent most of the morning sweeping
. live in san leandro, tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 7:03. san francisco police investigating a bizarre case that is now a homicide. a man and woman found bound and gagged right in the middle of the street. now the man has died. ktvu's allie rasmus live at the bayview police station. you have the latest information. good morning, allie. >> reporter: good morning, dave. there's still a lot of unanswered questions about how this happened. police are hoping more witnesses do come forward. they need the public's help with this case. it was around 8:30 last night when a resident called the police on brussels street. they saw a man and woman gagged in the middle of the street. the man was unconscious. the woman, semiconscious. the police weren't able to tell us if they were stabbed, shot or beaten. the man died from his injuries. one of the big questions is to figure out where this crime happened. did it occur where the couple were found or were they just dropped off there after they were assaulted. police canvassed the neighbor gathering information. and police are asking anyone wh
as we do, we will pass it along to you. i am tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 morning news. >>> vice-president joseph biden will meet with law enforcement leaders from across the country today to get their input on ways to reduce gun violence. just yesterday, president barack obama announced vice- president joseph biden will head a task force to come up with proposals to prevent the mass shooting that took the lives of 26 people in newtown connecticut. the president wants a set of concrete proposals from the task force by january. stay with us for continuing coverage of the newtown connecticut shooting and we will go back live to newtown where more funerals are being held today and the investigation continues. we will also hear new details about how the mother of the gunman spent her last days. >>> the legal battle over the artist kinkaid has been settled between his estranged wife and girlfriend. we still don't know whether the widow or girlfriend will inherit kinkaid's mansion and warehouse of paintings. his girlfriend claims it was hers because of a barely legible note. kinkaid by
parents fear for their own children in schools right here. ktvu tara moriarty live in san francisco now to tell us how school officials are taking precautions to make sure schools and children are safe. tara. >> reporter: many schools have fences like the one you see behind me that are designed to keep visitors out. they ask people to go to the office and register. but if they don't and someone means harm it's questionable how far people will go. california superintendent discusses new metal detectors. he has alerted all 1100 public school districts to review safety plans. >> try to minimize the risk as best you can. but we can't live in fear and have every school be a closed fortress of some kind. it's a place of learning. >> reporter: some parents argue that adding more security won't keep someone from entering a school. pointing out that sandy hook elementary had a locked door into the school but the gunman shot his way through it. >> school had security. had extra security. more than her school does. >> you still need to be free to roam and there are children. but adults need to be
to see if any charges will be filed against this person. live from vallejo i'm tara moriarty ktvu channel 2 news. >>> time is 6:36. a police crack down is a holiday tradition as well and the chp and local law enforcement agencies are kicking it off today. it's a two week maximum enforcement period cracking down on drunk drivers. that means more patrols out there and extra dui check points all over the bay area. the maximum enforcement period runs through january 1st. >>> right now it's 6:37. i just want to check back in with sal on the commute this morning. on this friday morning. >> you know it's getting busier pam and dave. although we haven't had a lot of major collisions which is good. let's go out and take a a look at the drive times you are facing. if you are driving on 80 and you're coming in from richmond to the bay bridge toll plaza that stretch could take you 25 minutes and from here to the toll plaza on to the bridge another 25. you can see where the delay times start building up. again the good news we haven't had a lot of just major problems here and there. just minor things
hours ago off dixon and copperfield avenue. ktvu's tara moriarty is here now. you got there shortly after the fire started. you talked to some of the fire victims. what are they saying? >> reporter: right now, arson investigators are here on the scene -- scene are trying to figure out if this is the case. when a woman came downstairs early this morning, she said the living room was filled with smoke and flames. she and her son ran out. this is video from the hayward fire department. crews say that the top and bottom floors of the apartment unit off dixon street and they got here. firefighters were able to knock it out within ten minutes and prevent it from spreading to other people's homes. the woman who lives here told us that she heard a crashing sound. she believes this fire was done on purpose. >> she describes somebody threw something through the window, may have been a cocktail. i didn't see anyone. i saw the loud bang and flames after that. >> reporter: now, another family had to be evacuated. so more than half a dozen people total. the mother and son are staying with friends
to make sure you bundle up this morning. take it easy on the roads and wear gloves. tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> 8:32. a major fire in oakland badly damaged one business and it started with a stolen truck. this all happened on clara street. look at the pictures. lorraine blanco has been there since 4:30 you are back now to tell us why police think that fire is suspicious. lorraine? >> reporter: dave, i talked with the owner of the building this morning and he said "bad people are taking over the area." he says he's seen a lot of suspicious behavior around here. you can see this morning a cleanup crew is boarding up and securing his business. now, let's take a look at this exclusive video you will see onlien -- only on 2. the fire started in a stolen truck after midnight at the cornern of clara street and railroad avenue in oakland. it spread to a nearby telephone and computer networking company. an oakland fire battalion cheech tell us a security guard was inside during that fire and treated for smoke inhalation. but he's expected to be okay. >> he was a middle-aged male and
area. especially in the north bay. ktvu tara moriarty has been out in petaluma since 4:30 this morning just shivering. i heard someone heard us talking about you saw you and came out to help you stay warm. >> i know. ann marie from petaluma, thank you so much. she saw us out here and saw i didn't have any gloves. she brought some out. thank you so much. it's going to make my job a lot easier. scraping the windshield here all the ice you see. make sure you keep your ice scrapers handy or a credit card. a freeze warning is in effect for the not guilty bay. we have temperatures plunging into the 20s. the frost and ice could pose a threat to pets, crops, and pipes. one plumber we spoke to says the best way to protect your pipes is to wrap them or letting the faucets drip slowly to keep the water slow flowing. growers are also covering plants to protect them. and this morning we spoke to a dairy farmer that says the cold comes a few times a year but doesn't mind. >> oh yeah frosty mismorning -- this morning. i had to start my pickup a little earlier this morning. but we got it thawed out. >
now. we have freezing temperatures all over the bay area. especially in the north bay. ktvu tara moriarty is in petaluma trying to stay warm. so what does it feel like out there? >> reporter: it feels like it's freezing, dave. very, very cold out here. freeze warning in effect for most parts of the north bay between 24 and 30 degrees. we're here at a car dealership in petaluma where there is ice here on this windshield. it's tough to get off. definitely make sure you have your ice scrapers handy. calistoga and livermore two of the coldest spots. we caught up with some folks at the i. january spring resort. ice threats could cause a problem for pets, plants, and pipes. >> something to keep the water moving because that's what does it. when water stops moving. it will just stay in there and expand and then once you get the heat coming out it will crack. >> reporter: now growers are also covering plants to protect them from the cold snap. if you're a wine lover don't worry the grapes are dormant right now. this freeze warning is in effect until 8:00 this morning. you can see how fro
for fro. ktvu reporter tara moriarty found a drawback to the cheaper alternative. >> reporter: most of these students pay $20,000 a year in tuition to be here. >> piece a highly touted class on artificial intelligence at ucs berkeley, but you can take it for free on the worldwide web. >> he got a job with a palo alto on-line advertising company after he completed six on-line courses in five months. >> thinking about it is that no one really pays too much attention to credentials and people are interested in what you know and what you can do. >> it's like coming out west in the gold era. >> reporter: professor dublin, who tempes an intro to math class at stanford, which is also available free on-line, says this is unchartered territory. >> i have student as young as 14 and into their 80s. >> reporter: they are called massive open on-line course and at stanford three moocs were offered this. >> hanna isn't sure how she feels about people getting for free what she pays top dollar for. >> a little frustrating since i'm paying so much. >> reporter: these are some of the companies
information has apparently committed suicide. tara moriarty has more. we have reaction from the couple and the hospital where she worked. >> well the nurse who transferred a prank phone call about the judges of cambridge has died in a suspected suicide two days after being duped, she was found dead near king edward's vii hospital. she was working on the switch board when the dj's coaxed her into transferring them for an update on the sickness of caught middleton. the duke and duchess of dame bridge are deeply sattenned and the complaint had not made a complaint about the planning call. it is not being treated as suspicious. authorities did not say if there was a suicide note or if her death was directly linked to the hoax which sparked outrage in britain. >> she was a victim of the hoax called to the hospital. the hospital had been supporting her through the difficult time. jacintha was a first class nurse who cared diligently for hundreds of patients with us. >> hospital officials were not disciplining the nurse over the incident and said she had worked with them for more than four ye
claimed the life of a grandmother. tara moriarty is in oakland and tells us the woman is believed to have been an innocent bystander, good morning, tara. >> reporter: this marks the 124th homicide of the year and it is the latest to happen off of international boulevard. the woman was walking to the store on the 9100 block when she was caught in the crossfire between the two people on the other side of the street. the grandmother was walking with a relative when she was struck and killed. a long time friend knew her and said she lived just four blocks away from the for and cared for her elderly mother. police have made no arrests and they are trying to find out what caused the gun fighting and it left 10 shell casings after that shooting more gunfire erupted and he drove himself to the hospital where he was later transported to hyland hospital. they do not believe the two shootings are related and coming up, we will tell you what the victim of the -- the two children of the victim had to say. >>> it led to a report of a gunman on the campus of san jose city college. it prompted the campus
portland, oregon. tara moriarty has more on the victims, the chaos and the shooter. tara? >> well, this is apparently a random attack. according to sheriff deputies more people would have been killed if it weren't for the shooter's gun getting jammed. witnesses described him as methodical, walk, not running, taking his time trying to pick on his victims -- pick up his victims. we have cell phone video from the cla ka mass town center -- clackamas town center. he was wearing camouflage and a hockey mask was carrying an assault rifle. two people were killed. one, badly hurt. someone said he announced, i'm the shooter, in between shots. >> i think it was an open mall massacre. that's the best way to describe it. i don't know what he was going through. i know he came in their on a mission. he ran in their fast. >> reporter: now, law enforcement officers say they did not fire any shots during the ordeal and the shooter took his own life. investigators have tentatively identified the shooter believed to in his early 20s but they are not releasing his name until they get confirmation. as
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